ADWAR is a Palestinian community association that works towards changing the gender awareness in the Palestinian society through social, economic and political aspects.
Its objectives are:
1. To improve capacity building of Palestinian women through empowering them socially, to reduce violence against women so they will be capable of being active, civic participative and living in a society characterized by social justice.
2. Contributing to empowering Palestinian women economically, to reduce unemployment as well as providing job opportunities and eliminating all the types of discrimination and gaps based on gender.
3. Contributing to raising political awareness of Palestinian women, to encourage them to participate in civil democratic life and to involve in advocacy and lobby decision makers and to ensure fair laws for women.
4. To improve the Palestinian society's awareness and capacity building for governmental and nongovernmental organizations about gender's policies and procedures as well as the importance of gender's contribution towards Palestinian society welfare.
ADWAR works on civil rights and political life, violence as well as economy and employment at local, provincial and regional level. Their target groups are women artisans, women entrepreneurs and victims of violence. ADWAR has between 5 and 10 years of work experience in gender equality.
Address : Ras AlJora, 00972 ,Palestinian Authority
Adress email : Sahar.firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : http://www.adwar.ps/
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.